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A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet

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Get info from WMS layer with Openlayers mobile

I am trying to build a webapp for iPad using OpenLayers Mobile. One of the features it should have is that you can tap on a tree displayed on a basemap and get info about this tree. These trees are ...
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Save Visible WMS layer to file

Is there tool to save currently visible WMS layer to file in QGIS, or some place in QGIS where you can get needed xml to fetch it using gdal ?
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Help me with this code from GeoExt and OpenLayers

I haven't gone entirely through GeoExt. But I am trying to understand the below code, but I am struck. The below code is about creating popups of feature information. But the layers added are WMS ...
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How to implement WCS in geoserver?

I have to add raster data in geoserver using Web Coverage Service. I have raster data in geotiff format. The problem is that the geotiff image I have added to the geoserver is using WMS not the WCS ...
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JSON format unavailable for GetFeatureInfo service

I have Geoserver 2.2.4 installed - which allows GetFeatureInfo to be returned as json If I make the following call ...
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Are there any work-arounds for WMS width and height limit when printing?

I get the following error when trying to export in QGIS to PDF: "Some WMS servers (e.g. UMN mapserver) have a limit for the WIDTH and HEIGHT parameter. Printing layers from such servers may exceed ...
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Geoserver 2.1.3 no GetFeatureInfo-Response when multiple Features found on same location within same layer

I have a Geoserver postgis layer with multiple point features on the same location. GetFeatureInfo returns results when only one feature is found. But Geoserver returns nothing (empty html) when ...
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Google maps wms layer with 3857

I am adding wms layers to my google maps application. As Google Maps projection is a web mercator, I thought it would be better to request wms layers with srs=3857 (or equivalent) instead of the 4326. ...
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Free Imagery WMS Feeds in QGIS

I was wondering if anyone knows of a free WMS of imagery that I could use within QGIS. The imagery does not have to be high resolution (Blue Marble even). I would like to have a base imagery feed ...
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How to get WMS layer title instead of the layer name in QGIS?

When I connect to a WMS service in QGIS, the name displayed in the layers panel is the layer name. Can I configure QGIS to always display the layer title for WMS layers and fallback on the name if ...
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Rendering a QGIS WMS layer in Firefox hogs the machine

I am less than a novice beginner on GIS Systems and am groping for answers. I followed instructions for WIN 7 Install at both ...
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Intersection of drawn polygon with WMS layer features. Better of two methods?

Scenario: Several WMS layers with polygon features. Objective: Draw a polygon with OpenLayers and allow it only if doesn't not cut any features in WMS layer. It can contain the features as a whole ...
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OpenLayers Zoom To Feature Help

I have been struggling with something for a while that I figured would be simple. I have a WMS layer with many (millions) polygon features. This is a PostGIS layer (WMS). Each polygon has an ID in an ...
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Desktop client symbolozing a WMS layer by sending SLD to the WMS server?

Objective is simple: finding 'desktop software' (such as ArcGIS, QGIS, etc) that can load a WMS layer, and then send its own SLD to apply to the WMS server in order to get the WMS layer back with the ...
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How to label a WMS layer from an Online Server, over which I do not have control?

I have discovered that the Western Australia Dept of Mines and Petroleum offers WMSs. On adding these to ArcMap, however, I notice that they do not have labels. For example, this means one must use ...
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Google Maps 3d with geoserver wms

I am using opengeo suite with openlayers and google maps as my base layer. I have points in a postgis database that I am using to generate wms tiles. I'm pretty sure I have the projections right ...
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How to access an wms layer that requires authorization via OpenLayers?

Is there a way to send username and password parameter to a wms layer that needs authorization? If not, I guess it's perhaps a non-spatial thing to solve so that you before the javascript sends a ...
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Geoserver WMS and filtering tables with cyrillic column names

I try to serve PostGIS tables with Geoserver WMS (both 2.1 and 2.2). Some column names are in cyrillic. Problem is - service fails, when I try to filter by those cyrillic columns (both with CQL and ...
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How do I show my WMS layer using QGIS server and OpenLayers?

I've installed qgis server and it works fine. I've put qgs file in the server folder dir and using "Add WMS layer" from QGIS I manage to view the qgs file. This is how I use get capabilities for ...
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How can I load a single WFS vector feature where the user clicks the map on OpenLayers?

I am creating a web app that allows users to easily edit feature attributes as well as geometry. I have editing working by loading a WFS layer, but it slows the app to a crawl when there's more than a ...
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Having issues getting Leaflet “L.tileLayer.wms” to display Geoserver WMS data

I've set up Geoserver and WMS capabilities to host some weather data files (satellite data for example). Here's an example file: ...
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GeoServer GetCapabilities Not Working

I am trying to learn how to use the OpenGeo suite by following the tutorials on the site. The one I'm currently trying to follow is http://workshops.opengeo.org/geoext/stores/capabilities.html. Most ...
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prevent popup from appearing when clicking outside wms layer

Any help with this would be appreciated. I am projecting a WMS-layer on a map using OpenLayers and Geoserver. The next thing I want to do is to display info on any given feature in my WMS-layer in a ...
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How can I edit and save feature attributes of a WMS layer in OpenLayers?

I am creating a data editing application in OpenLayers where the user will need to be able to edit the attributes of features (which are stored on a GeoServer installation). I have seen documentation ...
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Adding time dimension to layer in GeoServer

I have a GeoServer installation that is used as a proxy in front of a THREDDS Data Server to be able to add additional metadata to WMS layers (which I haven't found any support for in THREDDS). I ...
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How to save WMS getFeatureInfo points to a layer?

This may be a poorly worded question, because I am not sure of the exact terminology, but I'll give it a shot. I have imported a vector layer from a WMS server into QGIS. I am able to query the ...
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How to get a larger map from OSM2GIS?

My title is more than understandable,but the explanation part is that when i try to take a part that is larger than a big city i get an explanation that is to big for "trim".I tried to get whole ...
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Geoserver Cascading WMS, Wrong Projection

I configured a geoserver store with an external WMS. I used the following WMS url http://www2.dmsolutions.ca/cgi-bin/mswms_gmap?VERSION=1.1.0&REQUEST=GetCapabilities Once I saved the store, ...
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how to check if a wms layer has no features

I've been searching the net for a couple of days to find a way, how to check if a wms layer has no features... Let me explain I'm using openLayers/geoserver/postgis. I'm using a cql_filter to search ...
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“Poor” quality when zooming out a WMS-Layer based on GeoTiff data

i am having some issues when using the Geoserver Web Mapping Service to display GeoTIFF-Files. When zooming out (in an OpenLayers-Client or in the Geoserver Layer Preview for instance) the quality ...
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How to serve a geotiff file using WMS?

I want to display a GeoTIFF file which is a air pollution map by use of WMS. This GeoTIFF file is an output of WPS. The following is my .map file and the URL request and the output. I use MapServer ...
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MapServer / OpenLayers: Is there a limit of 16 zoom levels?

I set up a MapServer (WMS) with a raster basemap like this (Mapfile): MAP PROJECTION "init=epsg:900913" END WEB METADATA "wms_title" "mymap" "wms_srs" "epsg:900913" END ...
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QGIS project on QGIS server — cannot load wms layer

I've created a qgis project on QGIS 1.8, copied it onto the QGIS Server, and am trying to load the project as a WMS Layer back into QGIS. There is one vector layer in the project. Paths have been set ...
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GetFeatureInfo doesn't work!

I'm new at openlayers and I am having some trouble when trying to display the feature info. I have the map working, with the layers I want to add in, but it seems that when I try to ask for the info ...
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How to make geoserver return JSON for WMS GetFeatureInfo?

I wish to get the results of a WMS GetFeatureInfo request as a JSON instead of the table that comes up by default. Out of the box, the only options for the response from a WMS GetFeatureInfo are the ...
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WMS layers don't draw in QGIS or ArcMap but do in OpenLayers

WMS Map was published by myself in AutoDesk Infrastructure Map Server 2013. I can connect and load detials (properties / metadata) in QGIS Browser, ArcCatelog. I can load the wms into QGIS desktop and ...
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How to label counties in Mapserver?

I'm fairly new to Mapserver and I was able to get US County boundaries to plot. Is there a way to get the County Name to plot in the center of the county? I've searched around and couldn't find any ...
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PROJ4 Library error in combination with MapServer 6 and CentOS 6

I have recently compiled MapServer 6.2 on a CentOS 6.3 machine. Since I compiled it --with-proj=/usr, all the PROJ4 related stuff resides in /usr/share/proj. I've also installed proj4 with yum ...
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GeoDjango admin: how to use a WMS background other than the default OSM or VMAP0

The standard GeoDjango admin has a basic VMAP0 background. OsmGeoAdmin adds an OSM background. How do I replace the background map with another WMS? In the source code of the admin OpenLayers ...
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Best practice for serving data to OpenLayers client

We have some polyline and point data in SHP format and would like to serve that data to an OpenLayers client. First we thought about converting the data to GeoJSON and send it to the client as a ...
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Mapserver vs QGIS Server for WebGIS with access control

I'm looking to set up a FOSS web GIS to allow sharing of large data files. From online discussions I gather this can be done using a variety of software combinations, eg: PostGIS + MapServer + Open ...
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Access to WMS from ArcMap with extra parameters

I'm trying to access AIRS WMS from ArcMap with additional time parameter (&TIME=2012-07-01) to see this summer's CO concentration. But the server returns a response with standard parameters (last ...
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What is generally faster in OpenLayers: WMS or GeoJSON?

I work both with WMS (connection with postgres) and GeoJSON in OpenLayers. I have the impression that a WMS is faster when more feature need to be loaded. And I have the impression that GeoJSON is ...
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Which WMS is easiest to work with when using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to style shp files. Currently I'm running GeoServer but not all the QGIS styles are imported to GeoServer (although its really easy to maintain it because of the layer preview and the ...
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What's the easiest way (style wise) to publish my MapInfo map as WMS?

I've downloaded data for my country from OSM and let a GIS expert to style it for me in MapInfo pro. (I have TAB files and .wor - workspace). When I tried converting them to SHP (for QGIS) I've ...
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Warning: QNetworkDiskCache::prepare() unable to open temporary file

When I run qgis 1.8.0 on Linux and load a WMS layer from a remote server I get messages (in terminal) saying Warning: QNetworkDiskCache::prepare() unable to open temporary file Downloading tiles ...
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How to make labels appear in Geoserver? (WMS) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid duplicate labels on each tile? I have an Annotation Shapefile. I added it into GeoServer as point Shapefile and set its label with the help of the style ...
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How do I project my WMS tilelayer in leaflet if I want it to display as an overlay on my basemap if they have different EPSG?

So my basemap is a world Mercator projection and in wfs format and I'm trying to put a WMS overlay in a different projection over it? Leaflet's API didn't give me much info on changing the epsg so is ...
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When I try to do a WMS request to geoserver using the leaflet API I am getting a format related error

This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below. <ows:ExceptionReport xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" ...
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What is the easiest way to let a user upload overlayers to openlayers (Geoserver/Mapserver)?

I need to let a user upload vector layers he created with QGIS or MapInfo professional to my website (using OpenLayers as client and either Geoserver or Mapserver as WMS). What will be the easiest ...